Founded: June 2014
City Leaders: David Safaii
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Times: Sessions occur one evening per month from about 6:45pm – 9:45PM. It’s helpful to arrive a few minutes early.

Boston is at the heart of the American entrepreneurial spirit. House of Genius is a natural addition to this thriving ecosystem. An up and coming community service, it’s sure to become a phenomenal networking vehicle and economic development platform for the City of Boston. Collaborators and presenters from all sectors and backgrounds are encouraged to participate.

Don’t forget, anyone can apply but you must be invited to attend. We curate a new group of entrepreneurs and thought leaders for every House session. Please apply if you are ready to join us!


David Safaii, City Director
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David brings over 15 years of experience in the areas of strategy development and analysis, business and corporate development, marketing, product management, mergers and acquisitions, and financing initiatives with a focus in the digital media, communications, mobile, networking, security, storage, and Software as a Service markets to the House of Genius.

Whether its Wall Street or Main Street, throughout David’s career of founding, funding, managing and selling companies, he has noted that determination, collaboration and communication have been the keys to success. Formerly, David was Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the New England Venture Network (NEVN), the largest organization of young venture capital professionals on the East Coast for both on and offline networking. David also served as a Board of Director for the United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Merrimack Valley & NH Seacoast, and is the former co-chair of the chapter’s Emerging Leaders program.

With a B.A in Computer Information Processing from Boston College, David has been recognized by Boston Business Journal as one of Boston’s “40 Under 40” and a “New Leader” award recipient from Banker & Tradesmen.

Committee & Team Members

Alexa Baggio
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Bobbie Carlton
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Daniel Gertrudes
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Robert Monaco
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We are welcoming like-minded sponsors interested in supporting our entrepreneurial community.
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Venues change from time to time. Please see your invitation for full details.

Past venues include: IBM Innovation CenterNGIN Workplace

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Session Dates

Houses are typically held the third Wednesday of every month. Please check your invitation for exact event information.  Apply here for an invitation to a future session.